EPA recently proposed new standards to reduce air pollution released from more than 200 chemical manufacturing facilities across the US. These facilities make chemicals that are the building blocks of plastics. They release toxic pollution that can increase the risk of cancer for facility workers and people in nearby communities.
At an Ohio Superfund Site, “You Could Smell the Chemicals in the Air and Water.”
Small Progress—But Not Enough—On Reining in Petrochemical Pollution
Moms Clean Air Force commends the Justice Department and EPA for pursuing this enforcement action, which will reduce the dangerously high levels of benzene and other hazardous air pollutants around some petrochemical facilities.
“State of the Air” Finds Millions Breathe Unhealthy Air
The 2022 “State of the Air” report from the American Lung Association finds that more 137 million Americans live in places with unhealthy air.
How Bills Become Laws in Your State
To help the nation’s children stay safer from air pollution in their state, this infographic shows how bills become state law.
Moms Make News: All Aboard the Electric School Bus
Moms Clean Air Force staff and members help reinstate methane protections and made news on climate issues throughout the country!
40% of Americans Breathe Polluted Air
The American Lung Association State of the Air 2021 report found more than 40 % of Americans live with unhealthy air and more…
How Climate Change Affects Hurricanes
Today Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane with winds up to 150 miles per hour, making it one of the strongest hurricanes on record to ever hit the Gulf Coast. Here’s what you need to know about hurricanes and climate change.
Watch “Unbreathable: The Fight for Healthy Air”
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Clean Air Act, watch “Unbreathable: The Fight for Healthy Air” film here.
More Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air. How Does Your State Stack Up?
The 2020 State of the Air report, released by the American Lung Association, found more people are breathing unhealthy air compared to last year. Despite decades of progress, the trend lines are now headed in the wrong direction.
EPA Testimony: “No Amount of Profit Can be Traded for a Healthy Kid.”
This is the testimony Moms Clean Air Force’s regional manager, Elizabeth Brandt gave on November 6th, asking EPA to be more protective of our children, our families, and our communities by updating the current standards for ethane cracker plants.